Click on the banner above for the readings of the day. Please change your calendar setting in Universalis to Asia-Malaysia to obtain the correct readings.
To download or listen to PRAYERS used weekly in our church, click here
UPDATES ON MASSES IN SMC
LATEST GUIDELINES FROM THE DIOCESE OF PENANG
WEEKEND MASSES & NOVENAS
LIFTING OF DISPENSATION TO ATTEND PHYSICAL MASS FROM PALM SUNDAY 2023
The Catholic Bishops' Conference of Malaysia has issued a pastoral letter on the lifting of the dispensation from the obligation to attend physical mass on Sundays and Holy Days of Obligations.
Click on the picture to read the dispensation (in pdf format) in full.
We will be stopping the livestream of SMC's weekend masses after 1st October 2023.
Selected days of obligation may be livestreamed in future. Kindly refer to our Facebook page and SMC YouTube channel for updates.
For schedule of WEEKDAY masses, please click here.
1. St Michael's Church Feast Day celebrations
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2. Pray for the Synod & for Cardinal-Elect Sebastian Francis
3. If you wish to know more about the Catholic faith or know of anyone interested to join the faith in SMC, click here.
You could also learn more about the Catholic faith and the Church's teachings by following daily podcasts throughout this year (1/1/2023 to 31/12/2023) in the
Catechism in a Year channel by Ascension Press.
Click on their YouTube channel to follow daily episodes starting from 1/1/2023.
The podcast will be as follows :
- introduction and prayer by the priest about the podcast;
- the actual reading from the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) ;
- followed by commentary about what is being read for the day.
Click here to download the reading plan.
You may refer to the CCC from this link.
4. Formed.org is an excellent source of faith programmes,faith-based movies, documentaries and books, including literary classics.
The Penang diocese has subscribed to it and access to these materials will be freely available to us for ONE YEAR upon registration.
Click here to find out how you can access these materials on Formed.org.
5. Aid for Students
Click on the following to find out how to obtain aid for students on the following matters:-
(a) Covering tuition fees (for school-going children) ;
(b) Getting free access to Microsoft 365 (Word,Excel and PowerPoint etc) for education purposes.
6. For other announcements from SMC, read the bulletin, refer to our
official Facebook page or archives section.
FOR NEWCOMERS TO ST MICHAEL'S CHURCH, IPOH
Welcome to the SMC family! We look forward to welcoming you into our community. All weekend and weekday mass times are listed in our
About - Key Info page. If you wish to know more about the Catholic faith, feel free to enquire about the RCIA programme through our parish office via phone, e-mail or FB messaging.
We have many parish groups which you may be interested to be a part of. Click on the About - Parish Structure
link to view the various ministries, BECs and groups in our SMC family.
Those wishing to contribute to outreach activities may check out SMC's Ministry to the Poor.
Outreach to the Orang Asli is through the Perak Deanery Orang Asli Apostolate (directly under the purview of Penang diocese) based in our parish via Sahabat Orang Asli group.
Newcomers may be interested to know that we are the only church in Ipoh with a first-class relic of the Italian saint popularly known
as Padre Pio. Click here to read more about
how this relic came to SMC. Click here to find out more about SMC's Padre Pio Group, which is a support group for those who are ill or suffering from terminal illnesses.
The Padre Pio novena is conducted at 5.30pm every Thursday and on the 3rd Saturday of the month before the sunset mass.
You may e-mail petitions and thanksgiving messages to email@example.com or click here to submit them using the online form.
For more up to date news and events, check out our
official Facebook page.
The Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith issued a new instruction on the burial of the dead and on the
conservation of the ashes in cases of cremation, on 25th October 2016. Click here to read in detail about
PAST PARISH EVENTS
To read about our past parish projects and events in our church, please refer to the
Archives section by year.
Click here to view a selection of religious items available in our SMC Religious Articles Centre.
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SMC RECYCLING PROJECT
You may bring your recyclable items to the recycle bin located next to the new columbarium opposite the Oak. Please separate the items according to the following
categories - plastic / paper / tins / old clothes / electrical items. Please do NOT bring any items other than those within the categories stated.
Please ensure the old clothes are properly packed in plastic to prevent them from getting wet.
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